H.R.3397: Building Blocks of STEM Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced July 25, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 14, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Building Blocks of STEM Act This bill instructs the National Science Foundation, when awarding grants under the Discovery Research PreK-12 program, to consider age distribution in order to more equitably allocate funding for research studies with a focus on early childhood.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 19 statements associated with H.R.3397.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 14
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Feb. 13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 13
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Feb. 13
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3397.
Feb. 13
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Feb. 13
Mr. Knight moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Feb. 13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 420.
Feb. 13
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 115-558.
Feb. 13

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1097-1098)

Feb. 13
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1097-1100)
Nov. 15, 2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Nov. 15, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 25, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
July 25, 2017

Introduced in the House by Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.)

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